Posts Tagged ‘camp’

Find Your Tribe

Anything you do is more fun with the right people. A party? Yes. A concert? For sure. Dinner? Bon Appetit! Sometimes, though, we don’t get a choice. There are places we have to be, and we don’t get to make the guest list.

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Thank You Note

Dear You, On March 23, 2016 we came out with the post Lose Yourself. It was an announcement post of sorts: We decided as a family we were going to take a shot at branding Dim Sum and Doughnuts.

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Professionals Who Party

When I was in high school, I had an English teacher who wore sport coats and ties. It was the 80’s and a lot of the male faculty dressed that way. They dressed more formal than the students. This teacher though, he only dressed like that on top. On the bottom he wore jeans.

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The Thing About Play Dates…

(From The Archives: July 19, 2011) The term “play date” has always been of interest to me. There aren’t many like it in the English language. It’s really the only term I can think of that is filled with formality, necessity and stupidity all at the same time.

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Being A Camp Director’s Wife

(From The Archives: May 5, 2014) My husband, Cody, is one of the directors of an overnight camp for kids in Northern Michigan. Every year, Cody moves up to camp at the end of April to start setting up. My girls (4 and 7 years old) and I visit when we can, but we can’t move…

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6 Things I Learned From a 38 Special Concert

A few months ago one of my girlfriends (“Fly”) got a new car—one of those really cool new jeeps. The jeep had 38 miles on it so I started calling it “38 Special.” Right after Fly bought the car, she and “38 Special” went on a road trip. After that trip, Fly went on a…

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Belly Hurts

My youngest daughter, Lovey, is currently due for her 2-year-old check up. The doctor’s office is in Petoskey, a cute little town in northern Michigan about 45 minutes away from camp, so I decided to make a day of it.

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